Welcome to a world where working life is one big game
Aug17

Welcome to a world where working life is one big game

Dr. Paul Barrett, Chief Research Officer at Cognadev discusses the use of gamification in recruitment. Gamification of recruitment has endured as one of the big HR news themes, thanks to a steady rise in the number of new platforms, each offering highly playable, game based psychological assessments.   Engaging millenials and Gen-Z Research has shown that these games, which typically use scenario based encounters to measure...

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Study reveals that identifying competencies helps refine the airline recruitment process
Jun14

Study reveals that identifying competencies helps refine the airline recruitment process

A new research study from international assessment specialist cut-e has revealed that identifying specific competencies and behaviours that staff need to do their jobs can streamline the recruitment process. The study focused on the airline industry and sought to identify the competencies and behaviours  that airline captains, first officers and cadets needed and used literature reviews, job analysis findings, empirical evidence...

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How technology is changing the way we recruit
May04

How technology is changing the way we recruit

Dr Achim Preuss, co-founder and chief technology officer of assessment specialist cut-e, explains how tech is shaping up the world of recruitment. Historically, psychometric assessments have helped employers to identify the most suitable candidates in their applicant pool. This used to be driven by a desire to prevent the ‘wrong people’ from being hired (and thus save on recruitment and training costs). But things have changed, thanks...

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White paper cuts through hype on gamification in recruitment
Apr13

White paper cuts through hype on gamification in recruitment

To help recruiters and HR teams understand the pros and cons of games, gamification and game-based assessments – and how to get the best out of them – assessment and talent management specialist cut-e has published a new white paper. Called Ahead of the game: Best practice in games, gamification and game-based assessment, the paper showcases each of these options and examines how they can be used alongside traditional...

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German student wins global competition for most innovative idea to improve HR and recruitment
Apr03

German student wins global competition for most innovative idea to improve HR and recruitment

A German student has won the top prize of €4,000 in a worldwide competition to find the best new idea for improving HR and recruitment practice. Established by assessment specialist cut-e in 2013, the Theta Award is the only global award that aims to inspire, recognise and reward innovative ideas for new products or processes that will improve HR or recruitment practice. Andreas Kopp – an HR management student at Georg Simon Ohm...

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New guide explains how to prove the value of your assessments with a validation study

HR teams risk recruiting the wrong people or developing the wrong competencies in their organisation if they don’t check and verify whether the assessments they use to select and develop staff are adding value, warns assessment specialist cut-e. The company has published a new guide – called How to conduct a validation study – which explains the pros and cons of different types of verification studies and provides...

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cut-e extends the free service it provides for customised assessment, to meet the growing client demand for branding

Due to popular demand from clients who increasingly want their assessment process to reflect their employer brand, assessment specialist cut-e has extended the free service it offers to clients who want to customise their assessment tests and provide a seamless candidate experience. cut-e’s free ‘basic branding‘ service, which was previously only available for large-scale projects, is now offered as standard to all clients who book...

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Data integration is becoming the new strategic priority for recruiters and HR teams
Jan20

Data integration is becoming the new strategic priority for recruiters and HR teams

Recruiters and HR practitioners can significantly enhance the way they recruit and manage talent, and improve the candidate experience, by integrating their recruitment, HR and talent systems and allowing data to flow between them, claims assessment specialist cut-e. The benefits of connecting systems such as an Applicant Tracking System and a video interviewing system – so that decision-relevant information about candidates...

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How HR can recruit better sales people by identifying high sales performers at interview
Jan17

How HR can recruit better sales people by identifying high sales performers at interview

Top performers in sales roles will sell over 10 times more than low performers, according to a new study by assessment specialist cut-e. The question is: what makes a top performer and how can HR spot them in the applicant pool? cut-e claims that the personality traits of top performers in any organisation can be analysed and the results can be used to identify, engage and recruit people with the highest sales potential. In a validity...

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